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Axon: The part of a nerve cell, along which action potentials travel to synapses linking them to neighbouring cells. [e]

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  • Myelin [r]: The proteinaceous material constituting most of the insulating sheath that surrounds the axons of nerve cells. [e]
  • Synapse [r]: Contact point between neurons and other cells, crucial for nerve signalling [e]

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